Life

The Paradox of the Times We Are Living In

This is one of my favourite poems, written by Octavian Paler. Translation and adaptation: Michaela Fengstad   Historically, the paradox of the times we are living in,is that we have: Larger buildings but smaller hearts; Wider highways but narrower minds. We spend more but we own less, We buy more but we enjoy less. We …

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Life

The Newsroom

Last night I watched the first 3 episodes of the new HBO series The Newsroom written by Aaron Sorkin. I enjoyed it very much and found it to be so relevant to the times we are living, where pack journalism and celebrity culture seem to take over the news. I was also quite surprised to …

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